Australia introduces new responsible gambling rules
The Australian government has introduced a raft of new responsible gambling rules, designed to make gambling advertisements in the country more focused on safer play practices. Operators who run gambling advertisements will now have to display at least one of a selection of preset safer gambling messages on their ads.
Snapchat expands shopping features
Snapchat has announced a partnership with BigCommerce, through which the social platform will work to integrate more in-app shopping experiences. BigCommerce merchants will be able to display their products directly in Snaps, allowing users to follow links and make purchases.
Amazon Prime now comes with a full music catalog
Amazon today announced a new benefit for its Prime members which could lure some subscribers away from other music services, like Apple Music or Spotify. The company said it will now offer Prime subscribers a full music catalog with 100 million songs, instead of the previously more limited selection of just 2 million songs, and will make most of the top podcasts on its service available without ads.
Ant Group launches Alipay+ D-store™ Solution at Singapore FinTech Festival 2022
Alipay+ D-store™ is integrated one-stop solution that businesses can use to build digital stores across multiple digital platforms in a fast, scalable and cost-efficient way. Alipay+ D-store™ provides a suite of toolkits to digitalize merchants' payments, operations, services and marketing, unlocking new revenue opportunities and delivering better services to consumers.
Gamstop launches responsible gambling university tour
Self-exclusion service Gamstop has announced the launch of ‘The Gambling Support University Tour’, in partnership with the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) and the RecoverMe gambling harm support mobile app. The tour is designed to spread awareness of responsible gambling and to provide direct support to students who may be affected by gambling harm.
Meta fully rolls out Professional Mode
Meta has confirmed that its Professional Mode option is now available to all creators on the platform. Previously, the feature was only made available to a select handful of creators, as Meta looked to further tweak and optimize the option. Now, creators across the world will have access to Professional Mode, giving them far more creative options and greater opportunities for analytics and monetization.